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What would i get?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chick123600, May 11, 2011.

  1. chick123600

    chick123600 Out Of The Brooder

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    Simple question, what would I get if I crossed a golden seabright bantam, with a silver seabright bantam?

    Does any one have some pics, if you have tried it and have some pics please show me.
     
  2. Pathfinders

    Pathfinders Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:A mess, with genetics you'll never get out no matter how long you try. Please, just don't do it.

    Sorry to be the bearer of bad tidings, but there it is.
     
  3. wbruder17

    wbruder17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they are both bantam sebrights, but just different colors, what does it matter? And if they aren't planning on showing the birds, it shouldn't matter anyway. There's nothing wrong with experimenting. Happens ALL THE TIME with dogs, cats, horses, etc. Its what scientists do as well as breeders. That's how new breeds are established in the first place.

    I say try it out and see what you get. They're just chickens after all.
     
  4. Pathfinders

    Pathfinders Overrun With Chickens

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    You get the gold gene in the silver bird and you'll never get it out again.
     
  5. kickenChickens

    kickenChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:So yo wont get a 50/50 hatch???
    Funny I must be the luckiest guy in the world!
     
  6. Winggedheart

    Winggedheart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:It depends on if you're breeding them for pure-colors in the first place. If s/he's looking to create a different shade of brown, etc, then it doesn't /hurt/ them at all.
     
  7. chick123600

    chick123600 Out Of The Brooder

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    Honestly I'm not doing it on purpose they just like each other.

    I just wanted to know what would come out.

    I only show old english so they aren't show birds.

    And would they end up being banty sized, both are bantys.
     
  8. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    If the Rooster was Golden and the Hen was the Silver then the offspring would be Red Sex-link. Males off White at birth and Females Gold at birth.

    Chris
     

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